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Oct 30, 2011 9:00pm PDT
. join us next week. we look at gambling in sports. >>> up next, a special edition of nbc bay area news. good night, everybody. ve >>> right now on nbc bay area news, we'll show you what occupy protesters in oakland are planning for this week. and what major jean quan had to say about it. >>> also, the pre-halloween blizzard back east. >>> and a halloween preview for you. we'll take you to the most famous haunted house in the bay area. can you guess? the news starts right now. good evening. welcome to the special edition of nbc bay area news. supporters of the occupy movement in oakland are planning another major action this week. and you might just be surprised by what mayor jean quan had to say about the newest plans. nbc's bay area's alias. >> reporter: protesters have been working out a general strike planned for wednesday. it could bring the entire city to the halt. the plan is to march from city hall here to the port of oakland, with the goal of shutting down the nation's fifth-busiest port before the 7:00 p.m. night shift. activists say the strike is about the growing gap between
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Oct 22, 2011 8:00pm PDT
attention focused on a two-story house where the suspect is believed to be hiding. swat officers used flash bangs and tear gas to force who they believe is 38-year-old steve ruiz to come outside of a home on mcdougall boulevard in stockton. neighbors told us that earlier in the day they heard the sound of gunfire. >> there's a lot of broken windows. they're doing a lot of shooting and gas and trying to -- just waiting. hopefully talking to the guy and see if he comes out. >> reporter: neighbors gathered at the edge of the crime tape in this unusually quiet neighborhood to watch as swat officers wearing gas maskses with guns down surrounded the home. >> it's pretty scary. we live in a nice, quiet neighborhood. our children were scared. they're like literally in the bedroom. >> reporter: steve ruiz is wanted in connection with the slaying of a fellow member of the hell's angels, steve tossant gunned down at the local leader funeral one week ago. police found his motorcycle at the funeral and initially thought ruiz may have been killed. they now believe he's injured with two black eyes and cou
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Oct 16, 2011 9:00pm PDT
"xfinity sports sunday." bill duffy joins us. among his clients, steve nash, yao ming. let's begin with leverage in negotiations. how do the nba players get leverage? >> that's a great question. and, you know, leverage in any negotiation is usually determinant on the victor. you obviously want to have a balance in any negotiation. but in this case, the owners have a very powerful stronghold because they have the paycheck. which they will withhold starting november 1st. so the challenge we've had is this a two-year ordeal, we've seen this coming. now that we're at a pressure point, i think the owners are relying on the fact that the players are going to relent and compromise at this point. >> billy hunter is the executive director of the nba players association. then there's an executive board made up of a lot of players. where are agents in these discussions? >> it's a very interesting question, because although we are the representatives for the players we are not part of the union, we are advisers to the players. the union is made up of the body of the 400 or so players in the le
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Oct 2, 2011 9:00pm PDT
come out here and support us. they did. and we certainly appreciated it. and we wanted to reciprocate our appreciation by playing good ball. and we're disappointed we didn't win the last game, but the guys played well in that last series. >> all right, guys. let's start the review of 2011. i'll start with you, brian. we all review how we do our jobs. as you sit back and look at the entirety of the season, do you ask yourself the question, did i do everything i could to get the giants back to the playoffs? >> of course not because we didn't get to the playoffs. even though we had a bunch of injuries to the tune of using the dl 25 times with 20 different players, the truth of the matter is, we couldn't find a way to get more offense out of our catching spot. we could never figure out shortstop. n that was a black hole. and, you know, our lead-off spot was nonexistent. and you do take that personal. but i will say this. even though the offense was a mess, we were able to win 86 games. and that's a testament that bruce and his coaching staff. >> it's an odd question for you, b
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Oct 23, 2011 9:00pm PDT
right now. >>> good sunday evening. i'm diane dwyer. thanks for joining us for this special edition of nbc bay area news. tonight, several candidates running for mayor in san francisco are asking the federal government to step in to make sure the election is conducted fairly. election day is just about two weeks away and the request comes in the wake of accusations of voter fraud. nbc bay area's monte francis is in san francisco with more for us. monty? >> good evening. seven of the candidates sent this letter to the secretary of state and to the department of justice. they want election monitors to oversee the voting process. this all stems from video footage taken on friday in china town. the online video posted by a campaign staffer for leland yi shows workers from an independent group supporting ed lee. you see them here wearing blue shirts helping voters fill out absentee ballots and in some cases actually filling out the ballots themselves. we caught up with several of the candidates at a mayoral forum earlier today, including those who are blasting the mayor and his supporters a
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Oct 9, 2011 9:00pm PDT
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Oct 18, 2011 5:00pm PDT
here to tell you, we're at rock bottom. at 1100, as low as i ever want to see us go. >> reporter: police provided evidence and would have recommended murder charges if moreno was still alive. nbc bay area news. >>> it was a big day on capital hill, not because of the economy or jobs but progress stemming from san bruno. senator barbara boxer continued the fight to make gas lines saver. she described what happened in san bruno last year as an absolute horror. vicki has been following the story. how significant was today? >> reporter: huge, raj. today's hearing comes hours after the senate unanimous vote to regulate the pipe industry. senator boxer said the deadly explosion in san bruno was entirely preventable and pg&e and regulators missed multiple opportunities to catch the failure in that pipeline. to its credit, pg&e told lawmakers it hired a former ntsb chairman to oversee the massive changes. jim hall will report directly to them about the progress. the company is aware it needs to modernize its system and set now standards for operational and public safety. the new laws cal
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Oct 26, 2011 5:00pm PDT
protesters and police got ugly. not even news crews were spared as they used tear gas to break up the crowd. >> i think it's obvious the oakland police department is lying through their teeth about exactly what went down. >> reporter: today demonstrators showed off some of the devices they say were used on them, including bean bags, tear gas canisters and rubber bullets. >> watching my brothers and sisters in the street running from the government, shooting at them and attacking them. i sort of feel strange today. >> reporter: demonstrators held a vigil outside the plaza for a man they say was critically injured in last night's protest. this man says he got hit with a rubber bullet when he tried helping the veteran who he says was hit by a tear gas canister. >> i know there's a lot of angry people out there and everything. but there's peaceful people too. and you don't have to hurt us, you know? i've never done anything to anyone. >> there's a huge community people built right now. they think fences and police officers and batons and weapons are going to break that up on? it's onl
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Oct 6, 2011 11:00am PDT
workplace shooting. >> good morning, everyone. thank you very much for join in us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. gunshots erupted around 7:30 this morning in the same place where a manhunt has been under way since early yesterday morning. deputies shot and killed 47-year-old shareef allman, the man accused of killing three people at a cement plant where he worked. this morning's shooting happened at laurenway notice sunnyvale off of homestead road, not far from the hp campus where authorities say he tried to carjack a woman yesterday after the plant shooting. nbc bay area's marla tellez has been following the developments all morning long and joins us live from the scene. >> laura, good morning. investigation is still going strong out here at lorne way and peacock. as you mentioned, the closest main intersection is wolfe and homestead in the sunnyvale cupertino area. a look at the heart of the investigation, you can see the blue awning set up where investigators have been focusing their attention where the shooting happened about 7:30 this morning. the people who live in thi
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Oct 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
the motive. still, other friends tell us he felt targeted by co-workers because he was black. he was the only african-american on that shift. they deny race had anything to do with the shootings. >> caller: we totally disagree with any infrance there was racial activity or discrimination on behalf of the company. we are very, very committed to diversity in the workplace. we keep that very high on employees minds and we feel there was no racial discrimination. >> it appears there were indicators for a couple days that something wasn't right with him. still, those who knew him said repeatedly this is the last thing they expected from this family man. lehigh says they will pay for the counseling of the victims who survived and the funerals of those who did not. the company says it will pay the salaries of the workers as long as that plant is closed. we just got ahold of surveillance video from where he was last seen. we are taking a look at the vid owe now and will show it as soon as we can up load it. >> thank you, damian. let's talk about the manhunt again. a frantic 24 hours for peop
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Oct 6, 2011 5:00pm PDT
information officer with the oakland police department. she will be briefing us in about ten minutes. she did tell me that they do not have the suspect. so far, we'll have an update coming up at 6:00. reporting live in oakland, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. >> once again, this is a safety issue and a traffic issue. parts of westbound 580 near the high street exit are closed. we'll continue to follow this story throughout this newscast. 24 hours of terror. a day and night filled with tension and fear. but it's finally over. the man believed to be responsible for yesterday's deadly shootingpree is dead himself. three deputies spotted a person around 7:30 this morning. it wasn't too far from where he tried to carjack a woman yesterday. officers say he was brandishing a gun, and they opened fire on him once he approached them. serious questions remain about what triggered him to kill three people and injure several others. we have reports from multiple angles tonight. jodi hernandez talks to the survivor of a shooting spree. we begin with marianne favro. >> reporter: raj, very just con
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Sep 30, 2011 11:00pm PDT
transported by helicopter. >> joining us on the telephone is dave carbon, he was right in the area when the train crashed, just camping nearby. dave, give us a little about your vantage point and what you saw. >> well, i was out here fishing and i heard a train go by like normal. and we heard a sound like we would never forget and we ran over there and saw the wreck. >> what did it look like? >> the trailer looked like a bomb went off. it was in a million pieces. the rear wheels were at least 150 yards away down the tracks. there was corn feed all over the place. >> right now you're at the scene. in terms of injuries and all the ambulances, we're seeing the video now. can you describe what you're seeing of the injured people on board? >> the police made us back up, but i've seen ambulances coming and going since the accident. a couple i believe were helicoptered out. >> and one last question, how close are you camping? where is your camp site in relation to this accident? >> i'm close enough that after i heard the crash hit, i ran over there and the corn that was in the back was still l
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Oct 28, 2011 5:00pm PDT
port of oakland in 2003. that policy prohibits them from using rubber bullets, and includes strict guidelines for the use of tear gas. >> you cannot go to a demonstration, be non-violent and then get yourself beaten or shot. that's what we're criticizing in egypt, tunisia and libya, and it's not appropriate there and it's not appropriate here. >> that's one of the things we're looking at. we're looking at did somebody else bring that in? did they not hear the rules, what we could have done to make sure in these mutual assistance packs that rules are followed. >> reporter: a tv spot criticizing the mayor and the city of oakland is airing in the bay area as folks across the country express their outrage. >> i hope they bring the telephone system down in city hall, with so many telephone calls and e-mails. it's appropriate that we stand behind in solidarity with all these people that are out here. >> reporter: and we are back here live, you can see once again hundreds of demonstrators have gathered here at fran frank ogawa plaza, continuing talks for a general strike which will take p
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Oct 10, 2011 11:00pm PDT
dream. drop them off. >> it's safe. >> a lot of us live in bad neighborhoods. what about the parents who can't take their kids all over the place to a safe school. >> sending her kids to a neighborhood school is just not aboption. >> lockwood is open. i live in that neighborhood. all they do is shoot down there. you need to worry about the kids while you're thinking about the money. >> closing it will remove a safety net oakland kids deserve. >> a lot of our children who want to come to a safer neighborhood than where they live now will not have the cannes. >> tony smith tells the restless crowd he hearings they concern. and now district leaders have a difficult decision to make. >> we have to figure out how to invest in fewer schools. we have 131 schools for 38,000 kids. it's not sustainable. >> the parents aren't convinced the district is reviewing all of the options. >>> now, let's look at what happened here. there's the list of all five being considered for closure. jean was at lakeview. but lazear, marshall, maxwell park, and santa fe. the board is going to make a final decision
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Oct 5, 2011 5:00pm PDT
now. monte? >> reporter: the search started at 7:00 this morning. puts us at hour 11 of the manhunt. the suspect is still at large. right now police are concentrating their efforts just a few blocks from here. see they have blocked off the street right there. we are at homestead and quayle avenue. just an hour and a half ago we saw members of the s.w.a.t. team ru running of the avenue, led by a bloodhound that apparently picked up on a saicent. the s.w.a.t. team surrounded no fewer than ten homes throughout the day with guns drawn. 2:00, acting on a tip, officers surrounded a men's bathroom at a park not far from here. they brought una in a remote controlled robot. went in, opened the bathroom door, went inside. the suspect not there. police have covered four weapons, including a rifle. but the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. a warning that left residents on edge. >> something happened that would make some one do this kind of thing. i pray to god they find him and he doesn't hurt anybody else. >> i'm frustrated. i have to go to work. i couldn't go home. this neighb
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Oct 22, 2011 11:00pm PDT
conditions that prevent them from using regular buseses. east bay paratransit pairs up with other companies for its drivers. the man arrested today has been with the company since february of this year. he passed a criminal background check and a drug test. thises is first incident with the company who says he was at the end his shift and heading back to the bus yard when the accident happened. an east bay paratransit supervisor says the van is equipped with a camera is that she says should reveal what happened before, during, and after the accident. police say it will likely be several more hours before eastbound 580 will be completely reopened to traffic. they say a team is collecting evidence and there is a wide area of interstate they need to cover before opening it back up to traffic. live in san leandro tonight okimberly tere, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, kim. >>> surprisingly our other top story tonight, also has a hells angels' connection. san jose police traveled all the way to stockton earlier today where s.w.a.t. officers surrounded a house. they believed a hells an
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Oct 24, 2011 5:00pm PDT
should not be the only answer. it should be used in situations where it's truly above and beyond the normal daily activity of the tent. and then that would lead to sustainability of fiscal sustainability later on. >> the professor adds the problem isn't unique to san jose, that departments throughout the state are struggling to find balance. >>> a man in san jose is taking the occupy movement to new heights. this morning an occupy san jose protester perched on a ledge outside of city hall. protesters say the man's name is sean o'kelly. police say he's been up there since early this morning. at one point he unfurled a homemade banner on the wall expressing dedication to the cause. police say they're not going to force him to come down but they will be keeping an eye on him to make sure he's safe. >>> bay area religious leaders joined occupy protesters in san francisco rallying against corporate wealth and greed. they say conditions in america need to change and they're standing up with the middle class and the poor. the interfaith group carried a golden calf to four financial institut
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Oct 5, 2011 11:00pm PDT
and thanks for joining us. i'm raj mathai. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. from the death of steve jobs to a deadly shooting spree in the south bay, we have team coverage tonight. new information on both of our big stories. >> we begin with the life of steve jobs. the history books will now take over, trying to gauge the impact he's had on modern life. as the tributes pour in from across the world, keep in mind it's here in the bay area where he was born, where he thrived, and ultimately where he died. >> certainly an emotional night for millions around the world. scott budman begins our coverage from apple headquarters in cupertino. scott, you're just a few miles away from where jobs and his boyhood friend started apple computers in his garage. >> reporter: it's the classic silicon valley story. after so many products, so much lore, so much influence over silicon valley, everyone has a favorite steve jobs commercial. but how about this, jobs famously inviting a ceo candidate to come with him and change the world. we did, and he did. >> this is the new mac book, and you can get a feel f
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Oct 3, 2011 11:00am PDT
trujillo is live. what can you tell us? >> reporter: it happened in that off-white colored home behind me just after 7:00 this morning. investigators are still trying to determine the relationship of those involved. when police arrived, they found an elderly asian man with stab wounds, then an elderly asian woman with life-threatening stab wounds. when they tried to help, another man came at him with two knives over his head. they fired at him with a bean bag sort of gun. that didn't work. one officer shot him. police still don't know the relationship between the victims and the suspect. >> it's not clear as to what the motive is in this particular attack, but what we do know is that they're not strangers to one another. they do know one another. the investigation will determine what the motive was or the relationship actually was. >> reporter: it was not random? >> no, it was not a random act. it is a tragedy, though. >> reporter: there was another woman hiding upstairs when police arrived. she was not injured. in all, four total people were involved. they have not identified those in
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Oct 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
they got to the victim but would not give us any details on how exactly it may have been compromised. one woman who was at the funeral said she and her husband had just left when she heard about the shooting. >> i'm just shocked. i'm really shocked that something would happen because i've known hell's angels and all the other groups for years and years and years and there is a code of ethics. you never do anything at a funeral. i mean, just -- that is completely abominable. >> reporter: police say so far no one has been arrested and they have no suspects. right now they are still working on interviewing witnesses. police say there were 4,000 people at the funeral for pettigrew when the shooting occurred. he was shot last month in a casino in sparks, nevada allegedly by a member of the rival club. the cemetery has been shut down as well as the surrounding streets as i mentioned as investigators gather what evidence they can. live in san jose, kimberly terry, nbc. >> thank you. >>> tens of thousands of people around the world took to the streets today in solidarity with the occupy wall
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Oct 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
using to hit their targets. in san jose, with almost 1 million residents, budget cuts are forcing officers to tell many car and home burglary victims to file a police report online. unless a crime is in progress or someone has been physically hurt. in the last week there have been 19 reported break-ins. >> it's more likely to be on the property side of things. auto burglaries the legal of attention as they were in other cities. el cerrito is one of them. with 24,000 residents police vow to go after the crooks. >> we do have evidence technicians that are certified in el cerrito. our patrol officers do a really good job of collecting evidence. >> reporter: the detective says he won't sit by and let burglars terrorize his city. >> the el cerrito police department is holding a community meeting tonight to discuss this recent rash of burglaries. it starts in about 25 minutes at 6:30 this evening at the arlington park clubhouse on arlington boulevard in el cerrito. >>> similar scary scenario, developing news out of southern california. a different location but something so frightening.
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Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
us. soaking the bay area tonight and the rain is only the beginning of what's coming our way. thank you for joining us. >> i'm jessica aguiri. on s secdtorm is headed our weibringing more rain, wind, thunderstorms, snowfall in the sierra. a dramatic drop in temperatures too. last week, in the 90s, this week, 60s. tracking our storm from the weather center. wille joins us from the big weather change on the y. >> the storm is advancing quickly. we have timing changes on that. we wan to look at what's left of the storm. it started to fall apart. it was slow to move in. that did help with us the rainfall totals, three-quarters of an inch in santa rosa. a tenth of an inch in san jose. areas including san jose. just south side of hay mohr, finding potty showers. the next storm, you'll find we head late tomorrow night and early wednesday morning, that storm system is going to be arriving quicker than originally thought. so that means we're going to see this heavier rainfall sooner. cold air blasts have prompted the winter storm warnings. double what we have seen in the entire month of octo
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Oct 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
legislation would amend the new health care law to prevent federal money be used to pay for any health insurance plan that pays for abortion. >> i can't even describe to you the logic of what it is they are doing. i just know that you will see a large number of women on the floor today fighting for women's health issues as well as to point out how savage this is, withholding care for a woman, because of this legislation. >> pelosi says congress should not be concentrating on that type of law, but should consider the americans job act to boost the economy. >>> a bitter custody battle over a 7-year-old boy is believed to be behind yesterday's deadly shooting in southern california. home video cameras were rolling as scott surrendered to police today. his wife claimed in court papers he was mentally unstable. he opened fire at the salon where his ex-wife worked killing 8 people and wounding one. the couple divorced in 2007. the battle over custody for their son continues. >> i'm sorry she's gone. it's very sad. i feel sorry for their little boy. >> everybody's going to know somebody. that
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Oct 26, 2011 11:00pm PDT
can stay with us onair and online. updates throughout the website throughout the night. >>> it is decision time. months of emotional confrontations over oakland tonight. the district is face-to-face, with an angry crowd. fighting to keep five elementary schools open. are the talks still going on inside, jean? >> this meeting is still going on. hundreds of people crowded this auditorium. the crowd is thinner. but people are still telling the board of education not to close five elementary schools. but the superintendent said, the schools must close. a spirited crowd sent a clear message, save our schools, kicking off a tense oakland school meeting about school closures. >> you just fight. and you are not fighting. you are choosing to be executioners. >> reporter: the auditorium was overflowing with anger and frustration. but superintendent, tony smith, says he needs to return investments for students. >> this conversation came agent too many schools in oakland. >> reporter: superintendent smith recommended the board support closing all five elementary schools under consideration. t
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Oct 25, 2011 5:00pm PDT
office declared prosecuting medical marijuana was not an efficient use of state resources. this month, the department of justice and irs have been cracking down on marijuana dispensaries threatening to forfeiture property and crackdown. and how california seemed to be making progress trying to decriminalize marijuana all together. the federal government could be getting in the way. >> i think they're acting rather like thugs. >> reporter: what did obama talk about during the fund-raiser? who knows? we certainly don't. the obama administration didn't allow any local media into this event. only white house correspondents were allowed in there. that's unusual for this administration and previous ones. no one knows why. live in san francisco, traci grant, nbc bay area news. >>> we're following a gas line rupture in san jose. a construction crew hit a gas line while digging on the 3200 block. it's north near several massive construction projects, construction workers in the area were evacuated. pg&e crews are at the scene right now and say the leak is no longer a threat but we hear traffic
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Oct 24, 2011 11:00am PDT
11:00 starts now. >>> good morning and thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. jon kelley is off today. this morning, the occupy protesters are on the move in san francisco. the group, which has called the justin herman plaza home for the last few weeks is planning to march down, opposing corporate greed. christie smith, we understand some religious leaders are also joining this cause today. >> reporter: we've seen at least maybe four dozen of them. they just left from where we are, justin herman plaza, as you said, heading down market street. now, what they're telling us is that they've come together for causes before, but this is the first time that this interfaith group has come together to support an offshoot of the occupy wall street movement where protesters are camped out, as you said, at justin herman plaza. hard to tell exactly how many demonstrators are staying here for occupy sf. it's easily over 100 of them. the religious leaders are carrying a golden calf with them. they say as a sign of corporate wealth and greed. they say they're going to perform ritu
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Oct 27, 2011 11:00pm PDT
legendary. the movie about bay surf legend, jay mohr yarty. and it shows us that it has some on the peninsula star-struck. >> reporter: hollywood rolls into san mateo for a movie shoot, attracting lots of attention. >> this is the most crowded i've seen 25th avenue for the first time. >> reporter: they wanted to see the shooting of "men and mavericks" up close. a movie about jay and his mentor. he was 22 when he died in a surfing accident. he launched into bigway surfing at mavericks north of half moon bay at 16. a story that she is attractive to. >> it's a local contest and makes me want to see the movie. it will be fun. >> reporter: movie fans had fun catching the stars in action. practicing riding a bike with ramben on the handlebars. >> i was hoping to see gir regard butler. >> reporter: some businesses closed early. west liquor stayed open late for a shoot that has peninsula buzzing. it's not every day, that people see a truck pulling a trailer, loaded with people and equipment, shooting a surf movie in town. >> you get to see the neighborhoods in the movie. >> reporter: kids w
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Oct 16, 2011 11:00pm PDT
been sending us so much support, it's overwhelming. >> i think people feel a part of a community. they feel appreciated. they feel like they belong. >> so far organizers say $235,000 has also been donated to the movement. a peace movement was on this morning. this is 55-year-old cindy sheehan. she was one of 500 demonstrators arrested for failure to disperse. she attracted attention back in 1995 after her son was kidnapped in iraq. >>> dan wheldon, two-time indy 500 winner died today in the indy car series season finale. during a 15-car wreck on lap 12 of the race, wheldon's car flew into the catch fence. the 33-year-old racer was airlifted from the track but later died. the remainder of the race was canceled and there was a five-star tribute to wheldon instead. >> we're all really sad. i just feel for his family. >> my wish for now is for his family, for his kids. certainly the ones that suffer most are the ones that stay here. >> wheldon is survived by his wife and two young children. also injured in the crash was bay area native j.r. hild brand from sausalito. >>> still ahead at 11:
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Oct 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
is joining us live now with more on that. >> reporter: it's becoming tougher and tougher for bay area families to get by. many are turning it electrical food banks like this one here for the very first time. a new report shows the cost of living here in the bay area just keeps going up, the cost of transportation, health care and child care basic needs are pushing many families over the edge. >> currently i'm doing what i can to get by. >> reporter: 28-year-old tiffany howell says making ends meet in the bay area has never been harder. the unemployed single mother of two says every day is a struggle. >> it's pretty difficult being a single parent, trying to get around with not much income, grocery shopping, picking up my kids, all on public transportation. >> reporter: a new report says the cost of living for bay area families has soared 18% since the recession started. oakland-based insight center for community economic development says a bay area family of four must earn nearly $74,000 a year just to get by. >> we're talking about really what does it take for people to make it?
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Oct 11, 2011 11:00pm PDT
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Oct 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
hurd is live in oakland to show us why the bad guys will stop at nothing to get their hands on what they're after. cheryl? >> reporter: an unusual break-in here at the theeuater in oakland. the thieves came for cash but left with candy bars. >> they came into the office, you know, they got in through this door. >> reporter: and behind this door was a safe. a safe manager greg espinoza says even james bond would have trouble breaking into. >> it's just astonishing. they brought power tools, everything, jackhammers, hand powered saw, and lord knows what else. >> reporter: the thieves broke into the theater about 3:00 sunday this morning. there was no way they could crack the code, so they went to work. >> they even tried cutting through the lid with a power saw. i mean, look at this. there was no way in hell they were getting through here. >> reporter: so the burglars resorted to ransacking the theater, looking for something else to steal. this surveillance video shows them backing up their suv and loading up boxes of candy. >> once they realized they were getting into the safe, they
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Oct 19, 2011 6:00pm PDT
sanchez joins us live from embarcadero. she just did it! >> she says she doesn't know if maybe she watches too much tv or she's seen too few people do the right thing. when the road ahead was clear, though, definitely saved that man's life. >> you ran toward the danger when everyone else ran away, so in my eyes, tina is a hero. >> she had every reason to drive past the fiery crash at 5:00 this morning. she wasn't in it, she had her daughter in the car, and it was behind heir. but for some reason, when she saw the woman in the fiery crash, she stopped. she told her daughter to stay in the seat and then she ran to the driver who passed out in the flames in a pool of diesel fuel. >> i put my arms in her arms and i dragged them all the way out of the car. >> if she hadn't, firefighters might not have found that driver until it was too late. >> we had to extinguish the fire and possibly wouldn't have seen him on the ground if nobody else had stopped. fire is between him and she takes the chance and the choice and makes the decision to save his life. >> reporter: williams works with seni
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Oct 26, 2011 11:00am PDT
starts now. >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. >> more tear gas, handcuffs and protesters on the run as demonstrators go toe to toe, literally, with police. >> police close in for the second time this week. streets, under siege as protesters run for cover. this morning, the smoke has cleared and frank ogalla plaza in oakland. people behind the movement are not giving up, and neither are the police. christie smith is following this story for us. she joins us in oakland with the latest. >> reporter: it's fairly calm out here right now in downtown oakland, barely any sign of the clash between police and protesters where police end ed p lobing tear gas into the crowd. frank ogawa plaza still closed off this morning. police are still here, but barely. a lot of folks out here are wondering, what's next? the loudest noise at frank ogawa plaza were power washers, cle cleaning off where police shot tear gas into the crowd last night. one man was arrested in an early morning tent city raid tuesday on the occupy oakland encampment with nearly 100 ot
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Oct 20, 2011 5:00pm PDT
warplanes pounded gadhafi forces in march and april. where the u.s. rule dwindled to the use of drones, italy, france and others kept up the air attacks. gadhafi refused to give up. word today that the dictator was dead flashed worldwide. in afghanistan, a smart phone was handed to hillary clinton and the secretary of state got the news. >> wow! >> the mother of a lockerbie victim was relieved. >> it provides me comfort in that he can no longer harm other individuals as he harmed nicole. >> i like it, it was a win-win for the president in the white house. >> mr. obama's not getting credit from some republicans. >> let's give credit where the credit is do. the french and british carried the load on this. >> to secure dangerous materials and respect the human rights of all libyans. >> a dictator dead, but a nation still in chaos. i'm steve handlesman, nbc news washington. >> amidst the cheers in libya, there's a serious undertone in that country. what's next. gadhafi is gone. the country the size of alaska, libya's population is 6 millfn. less than themi city of new yor. his iron fist ru
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Oct 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
the protesters to move back in. we bring in jodi hernandez who joins us from oakland. a lot of criticism nationally and locally for mayor quan. >> there certainly is, raj. people here are very angry both with mayor quan and the city of oakland. and as promised, they are setting up camp once again, you can see the tents have been pitched out here at frank ogalla plaza. about a dozen tents have been set up here tonight. there is growing outrage over the injuries suffered by an iraq war veteran. can you see a tribute has been set up here at the plaza for scott olson, who was seriously injured during tuesday night's protest. his story is getting national and international attention tonight. and today we talked to somebody who was standing right next to him when he went down. >> they started firing the tear gas and everyone ran. >> claire describes the chaos of tuesday night. she was protesting alongside iraq war veteran scott olson when he got hit with what witnesses say was a tear gas canister. >> i turned over his eyes were rolling in the back of his head. he was bleeding out of
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Oct 4, 2011 5:00pm PDT
rain will be over us at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. that will mean heavier rain continuing to develop tonight. wind could gust as high as 30 miles an hour and we'll talk about the winter storm warning and how much rain we could get from this in a few minutes. >> okay. we'll see you soon. >>> a terrifying accident in new york city today. it all went down in a matter of minutes. a helicopter operated by a tour company crashed in new york's east river. you see the footage of the aftermath. it crashed moments after taking off from a heliport from the water. it was sinking and rescuers rushed to the scene and the pilot and three passengers were rescued, a fourth passenger drowned. the chopper itself sank 50 feet to the river floor. the nypd said the helicopter malfunctioned after takeoff and trying to return to the helipad. this is a tour helicopter, something we have in the bay area. the tour companies in san francisco do not use the same type of chopper that crashed today. >> by the mother of a san jose child is fearing the worst. 23-year-old was seen about 3:00 getting into a dark suv.
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Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
everybody around here, no, they will stay. i'm hoping the city will change their mind and give us a little biltmore time. >> reporter: the city's latest warning does not give campers a deadline and did not comment what steps they will take to enforce that eviction. >>> they arrested protesters camping at city hall and already warned the demonstrators they had to leave. when they didn't, officers moved in and cited them for violating the restricted use of the city hall plaza and said encampment had become a sanitation problem. >>> we don't get to say this too often. unemployment rates across the bay area fell in september, in oakland, san jose and san francisco dropped and average of .5%, the decrease is largely gu due to a gain of technology and teaching jobs and the state's rate fell from 11.9% to 11.1%. >>> deputies in livermore seizing 46 pounds of marijuana after pulling over a van on north livermore avenue off the 580 off-ramp last night. suspect is 23-year-old san francisco resident, allen conk, arrested for transporting pot for sale and booked into the jail in dublin. deputie
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Oct 19, 2011 11:00pm PDT
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Oct 8, 2011 5:30pm PDT
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Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
get that way. >> i have to use my hair as a judge. >>> up next, comparison shopping taking it to whole new level. how ebay is making online shopping a little easier. t ride muni every day. t i enjoy it the most when i'm with sidney. she doesn't notice that it's too crowded or that it can run a half hour late. i'm bevan dufty, and i'm running for mayor because it's not enough to just "get it done"-- we have to get it done better. sidney thinks muni is magic. we go underground and come out someplace new-- just us. i want all of us to see it that way. >>> shopping just got even easier on ebay, the online auction site plans to offer an image recognition for i-phones and it will match it on its website. the company ceo announced this plan this week. it's unclear whether the app will work just on clothing or all items. >>> talk about another app. it is hard to get excited about disaster preparedness. san francisco is trying to make it fun with an app. the program ise called sf heroe, for the iphone and android comes out next spring. if there is ari csi crisis and service goes down, users can
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Oct 7, 2011 6:00pm PDT
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Oct 29, 2011 11:00pm PDT
be charging customers to use their debit cards. still, protesters say it's not enough to make them leave. >> no, that's not -- there needs to be a big change in this country. they need to strength dodd frank or bring back de gal, they have to regulate these people. >> despite brief clashes with police, there were no arrests during that protest earlier this evening when protesters marched throughout this city, mean while, they are planning for an even bigger event here on wednesday. they are planning a general strike that will involve going door to door to businesses throughout the city, asking them to close and join this movement. live in oakland tonight. elise kirchner, nbc bay area news. >> supporters of the occupy movement in santa rosa won a victory today, the right to camp overnight at city hall. a crowd of about 1,000 people erupted into cheers when a member of the community advisory board made that announcement. >>> a shark attacked a man this morning, he was surfing with some friends just a couple miles north of monterey when it happened. he's being treated at the san jose
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Oct 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
community about that. then, there is the question of what type of nonlethal force was used last night listen too what the interim chief had to say. >> to my knowledge, none of the police officers used rubber bullets, we don't have that in our inventory or rubber dowels. we don't have that. >> flash grenades? >> we did not use that. it was the gas ball that we rolled. at people's feet. that could be perceived as a flash bag. let's take a look at our chopper. howard jordan, the interim chief getting a lot of heat on the second week on the job. the chief is saying because this was mutual aid situation, other police agencies could have used other methods to disperse the crowd. in fact, a lot of protesters last night are walking around with rubber bullets in their hands saying that if they did not use rubber bullets, what is this? they said a lot in that news conference today. we will have a full report coming up at 11:00 tonight. reporting live, i'm cheryl heard, nbc bay area news. >> thank you very much, cheryl. we saw what you saw last night was chaotic. in the aftermooth, we also learn
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Sep 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
after his car plummeted off a mountain road into a ravine. his own children used technology and determination to find him themselves and begin his rescue. garvin thomass has the story. >> i thought i heard a voice and i said hello, and i screamed down there, and then someone said help. >> reporter: that someone was david levoe, a retired cable worker who rescuers pulled it to safety from the bottom of a cliff late last night after his son and daughter combing california's highway heard his cries for help. >> if might be can find our dad, it's us. we stopped at every ravine, we kept screaming. >> i was like, oh, my god, this is my dad. so i ran up to the top where the bushes are and i saw my dad's car. i finally got to him and of course i hugged him and we both cried. i said how did you make it? and he said i drank the water in the river. and i ate leaves and bugs. >> he askeded for a clock hat milk shake. he said he tried to crawl up the hill with a broken bone. >> reporter: after he disappeared on his trip, his family accessed cell phone and credit card records to narrow their
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Oct 11, 2011 11:00am PDT
morning, everyone. thank you very much for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> and i'm marla tellez. we begin with a takeover in san francisco. dozens of homeless people have moved into several empty buildings and they say they're not leaving. their message? they want more housing for the homeless. nbc bay area's traci grant has more. >> reporter: nearly 20 years, in last night of world homeless day, they took over a number of buildings here in the city. now, i want you to take a look at charlie's hotel, right behind me. the group says there are at least a dozen people squatting inside the empty hotel, to bring attention to the fact that people are living on the street while many buildings are unoccupied across the city. now, activists took over charlie's hotel last night as well as a couple of other buildings nearby, including the cathedral hotel. organizers say they have been accompanied this time by members of occupy sf, who have been living in an encampment if front of the federal reserve building downtown for the last week. homes not jail says its purpose is to increase awareness of the
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Oct 20, 2011 11:00am PDT
. good morning, everybody. thanks for being with us. i'm mara tellez. >> i'm jon kelley. this morning, moammar gadhafi, one of the longest serving dictators in the world is now dead, killed in his hometown after months in hiding. >> the news confirmed by libya's prime minister is changing the landscape of the country and impacting politics throughout the world. we are waiting for a special report any minute from the nation's capital, but first, nbc bay area's steve handles it man is live in washington, d.c. this morning with the latest on the capture and death of gadhafi. >> marla, and jon. good day to you. here in washington, any moment now, president obama will come out into the rose garden at the white house, no doubt to not only confirm that the u.s. government now officially is saying that moammar gadhafi is dead, but to comment on it because in the view of many worldwide, the dictator is gone because of what barack obama did, and there's satisfaction here in washington today because a limited u.s. role, a limited u.s. military role seems to have come to a satisfactory conclusion
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Oct 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
workplace shooting in cupertino quarry two weeks ago. damien joins us from the newsroom. >> jessica, on the recordings you can hear the dispatcher tell one caller that she sent every available deputy on duty to the scene. that caller was surprisingly calm as he tried to get an ambulance to his friends. the first call came in on october 5th, 4:27 a.m. >> emergency services. what are you reporting? >> i have to report a shooting. >> six minutes later one of the injured workers the at the cupertino quarry got on the phone. >> there's like eight of us and there's three of them that are dies by the heart. we were having a safety meeting and one guy went postal. he went postal and started shooting everything. >> there were five calls in all, chilling even for this police veteran. >> very disturbing. anytime we get a call like this, it heightens a sense of what we're coming into and will respond to. >> i'm worried about approximate my supervisor. he has two by the heart. >> where is he at? >> laying down. >> after a call minutes the caller was getting frustrated. >> do you have any kind cloth or t
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Oct 19, 2011 11:00am PDT
and repair continues at the scene of the crash. that is where nbc bay area's bob redell joins us live. we're hearing there's still some concern about the roadway and whether or not it's safe for drivers to use at this point. >> reporter: it appears like it is going to be safe. good morning to you, jon and marla. we spoke with caltrans and chp. they opened the one and two left-most lanes of southbound 101, they will reopen in the next 15 minutes. here is what the holdup has been. during this accident, the vehicles knocked out a huge chunk of this sideway. they put a temporary side rail in here. they're finishing that up as we speak. when it did hit it knocked a bunch of debris on street below. that's 16th street. 16th street is blocked between vermont and san bruno. they just finished up that repair, doing a little cleanup around here. the number one and two lanes from the 80 transition to 101 southbound will be opening within the next 15 minutes. if you whip around here, though, there's still the issue of this guardrail. this is right by the u.p.s. building on southbound 101 by t
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Oct 25, 2011 11:00am PDT
, everybody. thanks for being with us at 11:00. i'm marla tellez. >> good morning. i'm jon kelley. it was quite the scene out at oakland this morning. tear gas, riot gear and cuffs. oakland police, under the cover of darkness, descended upon protesters. protester, pounding on drum, setting off firecrackers and holding firm as police swarm, dismantling camp and cuffing 75 of those who decided to stay put. >>> frank ogala plaza was raided, giving people a chance to leave before they moved in. christie smith joins us from there. >> reporter: oakland police still have the entire plaza blocked off here while they go through all the things that were left behind after this raid. i tell you, this was hundreds of police officers from everywhere. they surrounded the protesters. they were shoulder to shoulder. protesters don't like how it went down. interim police chief says he's pleased. at 4:30, okay laakland police r up in riot gear. first, there were warnings, then they moved in to break up the tent city at frank ogala plaza, known as occupy oakland. >> they pushed people here and this way a
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Oct 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. good evening. and thanks for joining us. >> we've been following this story all evening. and the occupy standoff continues tonight between police and occupiers. just a short time ago, a fourth round of tear gas was fired into the ground. the fourth of the evening, which began around 7:30 this evening. hundreds of protesters, still lining the streets. it's been very chaotic. lots of stuff going on. and at this hour, police are in a line in front of protesters. waiting to see if there's going to be more confrontation. we have two teams covering the story for you. cheryl has amazing video from this evening's clash with protesters. >> reporter: police in oakland are doing their best to try to disburse this crowd, sending another round of tear gas into the crowd at 10:30. but the standoff continues. you can see there's a line of chp officers here, keeping broadway closed. and further down the street, the protesters are standing their ground, at 14th and broadway. even though they were tear gassed just 15 minutes ago. police are sending a clear message, no more camping. they decided to
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